Shift Supervisor for Girls Facility
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

Job Description

Program Overview:

Sequel Youth and Family Services is a privately owned company that develops and operates programs for people with behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges. Our mission is to prepare our clients to lead responsible and fulfilling lives by providing mentoring, education, and living support within a safe, structured, dynamic environment — whether on one of our campuses, in the community, or in their own homes.  We are currently looking for a Shift Manager for our residential program, Alachua Academy, located in Gainesville, FL that is operated exclusively for the State of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

Position Summary:
The Shift Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring that the shift is operating efficiently and effectively, including assisting in all levels of day-to-day operations ranging from responding to crisis situations to reporting student/staff needs and concerns to the designated Assistant Facility Administrator (AFA).

Summary of Duties:

  • Participate in the direct care and management of adolescents as prescribed by the physician, licensed therapist and treatment team.
  • Collaborate with other Shift Managers and facility staff during appointed shift as needed to support the management of all staff and students across all units.
  • Effectively run daily huddle meetings to ensure that shift information is being efficiently communicated to on-coming shift.
  • Respond and assist in crisis management for student population and ensure the well-being and safety of students and staff on site during assigned shift. Responsible for providing accurate and detailed daily shift summaries to management.
  • Reports and communicates facility concerns to the appropriate facility leadership.
  • Assists AFA with handling difficult or complex problems and in resolving escalated complaints or disputes.
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining student inventories such as reinforces and snack inventory.
  • Recommend corrective actions and disciplinary actions in accordance with Sequel TSI policy to AFA.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • One year direct care experience in an acute or residential treatment setting with demonstrated supervisory ability/skill, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be twenty one years of age or older.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals, and student records.
  • Ability to write documentation in student records, routine reports, and correspondence.
  • Must be capable of relating to people in a manner to disseminate information in a clear and understandable format.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to read and interpret educational and clinical assessments.
  • Must possess initiative and judgment capabilities to organize and plan activities.


  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • 401k after 60 days
  • 6 paid holidays
  • Now offering Daily Pay
  • Excellent paid time off plan for balance of work/life

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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